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I'm wondering if there is a special reason that 32 endorsements for a block was chosen vs any other number?

It seems very close to 33.333 which would ring a BFT bell, but not quite.

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It's a compromise between convergence speed for consensus and not having too large of an overhead per block. Why 32 specifically? It has to be some number, and 32 is a nice round number.

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